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community and [speaker not understood] the community's concern to minimize surface disruption on columbus avenue between union and powell streets. [speaker not understood] discussionses with north beach community groups including renew sf, washington square park, friends of washington square park, telegraph hill dwellers, joining the development of the final supplemental seisseir, from 2006 to 2008. during the environmental review period, presentationses were made. comments received, and incorporated into the final environmental document. now, since 2006, the project held 10 community meetings in north beach to inform residents, business owners and organizations of the proposed construction activities. during the project's ten-year planning and development process, other retrieval shaft options along stockton and columbus street right-of-way were evaluate and had presented to the public including the option of removing the tbm from the chinatown station site. the environmental process concluded in 2008 that constructing the retrieval shaft on columbus avenue would cause the least disrupti
theater with an alternative of behring the tbm under columbus avenue. we also support the mta's efforts to plan for a station at the pagoda theater and additional stations to and from fisherman's wharf. this will create a north-south connection that serves the eastern edge of san francisco, connecting important neighborhoods and communities. the north beach business association, we have over 80 members in north beach would like to add a few more comments, which is, we would like to see the excavation in a new station at pagoda palace, but we want to make it clear that we do not support this idea if it involves any spot zoning that would allow the owner to build higher than the 58 feet which is currently permitted as a maximum height allowed at that site. we also want to state that any other possible location for a station would need to be chosen only up to the entire community was involved and exhaustively vetted sites. needless to say we would oppose [speaker not understood] washington square park in any way as a location for any station or the staging for a station in another location
when we came back four years later and said, here we are. we're about to start tearing up columbus avenue. so, i think it's a point well taken we heard loud and clear from the community that we should have done, and from president chiu, that we should have done a much better job on that. so, i want to acknowledge that. so, but we did hear loud and clear from the community not just on the process issue, but on the substance of what this project would mean to the north beach community. and i think what we came down to is there are trade-offs to be made. i think the option that we're recommending that is our first choice, which is basically still enabling us to remove the machines from the ground, but doing it off of the public right-of-way. and in doing so, perhaps stimulate movement on a project that has -- a property that's become a blight to the community really represents a possible win/win scenario where we preserve the maximum flexibility for the community for whatever future extension there may be. but we are able to do so in a way that doesn't create the disruption that the
don't have to take this thing out through columbus avenue. we could have taken it out through the park and left the roadway open. but we had even more vocal opposition to the people who didn't want to harm a single tree or a single blade of grass. this was the compromise that was intended to mollify the public. there is nothing wrong in principle with pagoda option. it's just there are additional costs there. they have to come from somewhere. my city is not a trash dumb. i don't want to leave anything in the ground. that's a practice that should have stopped with washing the ships into the store line and the gold rush era and filling in the bay to extend the shoreline. we want people to pick up our trash, to separate our recyclables, to reuse, repurpose what we can * to practice sustainability. to set leadership by example. do whatever you have to do, but let's not leave these pieces somewhere in the ground where they're going to be someone else's problem, but someone else's problem at our expense. thank you. >> our next speaker, please. >> julie christian son, joan wood, fannie renwa
.m. the victim had the iphone stolen from fiddler's green on columbus and the last one to note is on november 23rd at 10:30, a victim had her purchase stolen located at the condor on broad way. any questions or comments? >> thank you. >> is there any public comment on the police report? seeing none, we move to number 6, which is new business requests and future agenda items. >> i am going to skip number five, is there any commission comments or questions? >> just a minute. i am having a hard time tonight. >> let's go back to commissioner comments and questions. >> we are going to invite everyone to the 11th at monroe, it is a north beach neighborhood holiday party that gale gilman and i have set up. there will be food and cocktails. and a drag show. and the music will be provided by dj who is his... >> carnitas, and so it will all be vinyl being spun that night. >> what date? >> that is the 11th from 6 to 9. >> and i got one, next monday, semac christmas party opened to industry members and friends and a toy drive for sfpd operation dream which is run by the fire department. so, it is free with
's at the end of the columbus day parade for a drink. i'm going to start this kind of memorial next year on george's birthday. and by then, all of the moscone children will have looked past all of george's too brief life and see him as he was, as shakev supervisor aioto-pier's hamlet saw his father, as a man taken for all and all. but unlike hamlet, i shall see the likes of him again. i'll see him everywhere, in every moment i hear willie brown speak. that was beautiful, willie, what you said. and the stories that my friend barbara tells of she and husband dick leaving the life of luxury in cleveland to run muni for dad. or of the dmv when a woman behind the counter looks twice at the name of my driver's license and looks up and tells me of the day she met george on the street or worked on george's campaign. or about the time in her life in our city's life when things seemed more touchable, more human, or just tells me that she's honored to meet george moscone's son. or on the first preview of the play that my dear friend tony wrote about george and me, a play called ghost life, and the
by airey at the age of 11 or 12 when they lived in columbus, ohio. that he would take him to many moose related events some of them overnight trips that his mother actually gave the blessing for it was on one of those overnight trips in ohio that peck told me airey allegedly sexually assaulted him. >> it was in the middle of the night. the room was pitch black. i was shocked, very scared. i recall tears coming down my face and wetting the pillow behind me and i laid perfectly still and pretty much just kind of went into shock mode. and i didn't know if i was going to be hurt or injured if i tried to fight back so i didn't. of hockey player thorn flurry coming forward to say that he had been sexually abused as a junior hockey player he thought to himself if a tough guy like flurry would come forward so could i. harris? >> harris: it's sad that there are so many of these stories and victims to come forward. john roberts, thank you very much. a holiday surprise for many apple fans. the long awaited return of google maps and what it means for iphone users where to go and how to get there. y
that they have a problem with unemployment or housing. detroit, columbus, other places have it. parts of massachusetts have it. other parts of massachusetts don't. so i think this has to be very localized and figure out how you solve that. so it's going to be tight until we get rules figured out and then you bring in private capital. but i'm not sure that's all together a bad thing but i think we have a lot more granular by-city or by-community to figure out what the answer should be. >> turning now to the customer relationship and how it's changing in response to the very dramatic developments in the bank and developments over the last several years so, first of all, i was delighted to hear about your efforts regarding home buyer -- over the past few years people need to understand what they are getting into when they make this enormous commitment but let me ask you about the change in the different potential change. it was reported a couple weeks ago in one news article that i saw that the bank was backing off of a plan to impose new fees under checking accounts in under certain ci
the window in places like san francisco on the trolley cars, durham, eugene, oregon, columbus, hartford, athens, other cities around the country. the d.h.s., department of homeland security, and city and local and state authorities are putting money together to tape your conversations on buses. >> gretchen: why can't they put up a camera to help us if they're worried about the bus driver? >> you're right. they have cameras. now they're integrating audio. now they're integrating that it can go out on the web to a depot somewhere else, to a police facility, to someone that can listen to your conversation with your children on the bus. you're talking about school, you're talking about going to see a relative, going to see your mother, and all of that stuff becomes part of the ether. >> gretchen: i'm glad you didn't say i was talking to my husband about date night. >> i didn't say that at all. >> gretchen: that might be more private. >> it would be private, but all of that is private. so now we have a situation in this country where yes, there should be some limitations on what goes on in p
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